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Post-ABC poll shows Trump and Biden in a competitive race for the White House (dim., 29 mars 2020)
Gains by the president have shrunk a lead Biden enjoyed a month ago and his voters are more enthusiastic than Biden’s
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Post-ABC poll shows Trump and Biden in a competitive race for the White House (Sun, 29 Mar 2020)
Gains by the president have shrunk a lead Biden enjoyed a month ago and his voters are more enthusiastic than Biden’s
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As U.S. coronavirus death toll surpasses 2,000, CDC issues travel advisory for hard-hit New York tri-state region (Sun, 29 Mar 2020)
Trump said governors in other states had asked him to consider restricting travel out of the New York City metro area.
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As Trump invokes presidential powers to fight the coronavirus, he sows confusion along the way (Sun, 29 Mar 2020)
As the virus spreads across the country, there are growing questions about how far the president’s authorities extend and how much he plans to use them.
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Coronavirus town hall marks Trump’s 75th Fox interview as president (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
Since the start of his presidency, there have been only six months when Trump did not conduct an interview with Fox.
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Trump ties coronavirus decisions to personal grievances (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
Trump admitted he told Vice President Pence not to call governors who had been critical of him and that GM's closure of a plant factored into his decision to force it to make ventilators.
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Who are the lawmakers who have coronavirus, or have self-quarantined for it? (Fri, 27 Mar 2020)
As Congress debates a $2 trillion aid package, more and more lawmakers are falling ill.
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The Great American Migration of 2020: On the move to escape the coronavirus (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
To avoid coronavirus, Americans have been heading to second homes, rural cabins and family homesteads.
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Coronavirus town hall marks Trump’s 75th Fox interview as president (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
Since the start of his presidency, there have been only six months when Trump did not conduct an interview with Fox.
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‘Sanctuary’ laws latest immigration battle to draw Supreme Court’s attention (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
One justice (retired) has already weighed in, ruling against the Trump administration’s attempt to punish uncooperative local authorities.
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Former U.S. senator Tom Coburn has died at 72 (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
The Oklahoma Republican, an obstetrician, frustrated both parties by using procedural tactics to delay or derail legislation that he believed contributed to the billowing federal deficit. This is a developing story. It will be updated.
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Inside Trump’s risky push to reopen the country amid the coronavirus crisis (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
The president’s desire pits him against multiple governors, Democratic and Republican, who are striving to mitigate the coronavirus’s impact in their communities and marshal medical supplies for their hospitals.
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Trump ties coronavirus decisions to personal grievances (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
Trump admitted he told Vice President Pence not to call governors who had been critical of him and that GM's closure of a plant factored into his decision to force it to make ventilators.
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Midland, Tex., was already reeling from a collapsing oil market. Then came coronavirus. (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
The city’s mayor, Patrick Payton, is struggling to inspire in a moment of overlapping crises.
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The left makes a grudging peace with massive rescue package (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
The modern liberal movement was reborn out of anger over the 2008 bailout. This time, liberals find little choice but to swallow Congress’s massive rescue plan.
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Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus bill into law as companies and households brace for more economic pain (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
The new law amounts to the largest emergency spending measure in U.S. history.
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These ‘mission critical’ federal employees and contractors are still reporting to the office. They’re terrified they’ll get sick. (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
As the coronavirus spreads, the federal bureaucracy has been slow to act to protect the health of many in its workforce, according to employees, managers and contractors.
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Trump seeks to ramp up production of medical equipment after harsh criticism of his slow response (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
President Trump said he expects governors to express appreciation for his administration’s job performance.
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Inside the talks on the largest U.S. bailout: frantic negotiations, partisan tensions and a Trump tweet (Sat, 28 Mar 2020)
Amid fear about the coronavirus in the Capitol, the administration and congressional negotiators faced multiple obstacles before reaching a deal on $2.2 trillion in emergency aid.
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Trump orders GM to manufacture ventilators under the Defense Production Act (Fri, 27 Mar 2020)
The president signed a memorandum requiring the company to “accept, perform and prioritize” federal government contracts for production of the much-needed medical equipment.
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Finger counting and visitor-gallery seating: House leaders go to extraordinary lengths to outflank lawmaker and pass rescue bill (Fri, 27 Mar 2020)
Pelosi and McCarthy joined forces Friday to ensure a House quorum was present to reject Rep. Massie’s request for a recorded vote and cast a voice vote the $2 trillion aid package.
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Global evacuation crisis tests the State Department — and the patience of Congress (Fri, 27 Mar 2020)
Effort to bring home stranded Americans has created a rare unity of purpose among Democrats and Republicans in Congress.
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Even in states hit harder by the coronavirus, views of the outbreak correlate to partisanship (Fri, 27 Mar 2020)
In some cases, though, partisans in harder-hit states express more concern and criticism.
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Who are the lawmakers who have coronavirus, or have self-quarantined for it? (Fri, 27 Mar 2020)
As Congress debates a $2 trillion aid package, more and more lawmakers are falling ill.
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